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originally posted by: Ahabstar
Just a point, but Bill’s impeachment had zero to do with Lewinsky. It was over perjury and obstruction in the Paula Jones case. Lewinsky and the whole definition of ‘is’ is was a distraction tactic for the media and common person to focus upon that surprisingly worked since the Senate didn’t vote to remove from office.
Make no mistake, he was impeached by the House, but not over Lewinsky and Oval Office activities. A separate impeachment hearing over disgracing the office for that probably would have put him out on his rear.
Article I charged that Clinton lied to the grand jury concerning:
the nature and details of his relationship with Lewinsky
In his conduct while President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton, in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in violation of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, has willfully corrupted and manipulated the judicial process of the United States for his personal gain and exoneration, impeding the administration of justice, in that:
On August 17, 1998, William Jefferson Clinton swore to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth before a Federal grand jury of the United States. Contrary to that oath, William Jefferson Clinton willfully provided perjurious, false and misleading testimony to the grand jury concerning one or more of the following: (1) the nature and details of his relationship with a subordinate Government employee;
originally posted by: jjkenobi
originally posted by: SocratesJohnson
Bill didn’t abuse his power, anymore then Monica abused her youth.
Both Bill and Monica wanted everything to happen.
Stop looking for victims
Yeah, sure. Most powerful man in the USA (maybe world) pressures intern to do sexual favors for him at work.
Im not sure how one family could be so self-deluded and out of touch with reality.